Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Illinois House Speaker Madigan's impeachment memo on Gov Rod Blagojevich.

The AP story here and Rich Miller has the memo here.

Here's a hoot of a talkng point from the memo.
What do you think that President Emil Jones will do if the House impeaches Governor Blagojevich? Isn't this a waste of time? President Jones isn't going to allow a trial of Governor Blagojevich.

The Constitution requires that if the House impeaches the governor, that a trial be held in the Senate, with the chief judge of the Supreme Court presiding. That's what the constitution says. I'm not going to speculate about what the Senate will do, should the House impeach. That's premature - putting the cart before the horse. The first step is to begin an inquiry and see if there exist sufficient grounds for an impeachment.

[Note: DO NOT get involved in a debate about what President Jones will or will not do. Don't even mention his name.]


Forget EJ, will Obama keep Blagojevich as Super Delegate?

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